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Land Area 1,531,595 km2
Water Area 116,600 km2
Total Area 1,648,195km2 (#17)
Population 82,801,633 (#16)
Population Density 54.06/km2
Government Type Theocratic Republic
GDP (PPP) $1,460.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $18,100
Currency Rial (IRR)
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    This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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    When Was the Iranian Revolution?

    Between 1978 and 1979, the Pahlavi Dynasty was overthrown and replaced by a new Islamic Republic of Iran. The revolution was mostly non-violent, although there were incidents of armed struggle.

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    What Kind of Government Does Iran Have?

    Iran is a Middle-Eastern country also known as the Islamic Republic of Iran and has a theocratic government, in which most policies are based on Islamic religious ideologies.

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    What is the Major Religion in Iran?

    Iran is an Islamic state where close to 98% of the population identifies as being Muslim. The nation’s constitution is largely based on Islamic law. The dominant religious group in Iran is the Shia Muslims. Sunni Muslims are the second largest religious group.

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    What is a Kratocracy?

    A kratocracy is a system of governance in which those who are strong enough to seize power take over the state activities through coercion, deception, and persuasion. Kratocracy is no longer a viable form of governance in modern societies due to the popularity of democracy. The ideology advocates for the leadership of the strong over the others. They possess the power to determine the rights and wrongs.

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    What Languages are Spoken in Iran?

    Persian is the official language of Iran and is spoken by over 50% of the country's population.

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